What foot goes first on a wakeboard?
Whichever foot you slide into your pants first will go in the front binding on your wakeboard, while the other foot you balance on is considered dominant and should be in the rear binding of the wakeboard.
Is wakeboarding bad for your knees?
Wakeboarding poses a high risk of injury to the knees. Common mistakes, such as keeping your legs straight or locking the knees, further increase injury risk. To stay safe, keep your knees bent at all times.
What to do if you fall on a wakeboard?
Do your best to paddle out of the landing zone and then get yourself situated, then start to adjust your gear and remove your board to allow you swim better. This is the thing that newbies get wrong most often. When they fall, they immediately go to take their gear off, blocking the way.
Is it hard to get up on a wakeboard?
Getting up on a wakeboard can be challenging because there are a lot of things that need to occur with the right time and sequence. But the main issue is that learners typically try to pull themselves out of the water instead of letting the boat pull them.
How tight should your wakeboard boots be?
Your wakeboard boots should fit snug around the foot, but should not be so tight that they’re uncomfortable. Most wakeboard boots can fit a variety of foot sizes, however, more advanced boots often come in a single size.
Do you need bindings to wakeboard?
Wakeboard bindings are what attaches your feet to the wakeboard. They are also called wakeboard boots, and the way they fit can make or break your wakeboarding experience. In fact, the boots are so important that most riders prefer to have their own set of bindings regardless of if they share a wakeboard.